Leprechaunism



leprechaunism lep·re·chaun·ism (lěp’rĭ-kŏn’ĭz’əm)
n.
A rare genetic disorder characterized by mental and physical retardation, emaciation, endocrine disorders, hirsutism, and facial features dominated by large wide-set eyes and large low-set ears.

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